As a part of Location Services, GPS is a still a major culprit in poor battery life on your Android phone, our Android customization today uses Tasker to get a grip on things. While there is little that can be done without root, we still take a stab at it, what do you think?
Android customization – save battery life and data usage with Secure Settings
When it comes to battery saving techniques, it turns out that Tasker needs help from a plugin called Secure Settings to get into some of the good stuff. Let's look at turning off Mobile Data to save power.
Android customization – Three battery saving tips using Tasker
Power consumption affects all Android users, these three Android customization tips using Tasker will help you save some battery life to get your though your day. Learn how and when to kill WiFi, Bluetooth and Background Sync.
Android customization – Screen Filter, dim your display to see in the dark
Building on previous Android customizations, Screen Filter dims your display so to help you see your device in the dark. No vision correction here, sorry, just a super dim display that is easy on the eyes.
Android customization – control music, send SMS and more from your Notification bar with Tasker
Android customization - The latest update to Tasker allows you to place buttons in your Notification bar. Use these buttons to control music, send SMS, turn on your TV and more. If Tasker can do it, you can have a button to make it happen in your Notification bar.
Android customization – Use NFC Tags and Trigger to run Tasker Tasks
Adding value to last week's Trigger NFC Tag tutorial, we look at how to use NFC Tags to fire off Tasker Tasks. Imagine performing almost any action on your device with the simple tap of an NFC Tag, come see how.
Tasker gets updated to v4.4, adds tons of new features